San Diego Padres


Last weekend saw Kansas City take two of three from St. Louis in the I-70 series, so we have a new No. 1: The defending American League champs.


SAN DIEGO — For all the personal shots at the Ricketts family and the questions about when the Cubs would act like a big-market team again, Scott Boras always understood the turnaround would be go


SAN DIEGO — The Cubs bullpen hasn’t been as good as advertised, making manager Joe Maddon sound a little defensive at times and forcing Theo Epstein’s front office to rebuild on the fly.


SAN DIEGO – The time will come for the Cubs to put their money where their mouth is.